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Bleav in Parton Me, Nashville!

Nashville has changed a lot since 1962 when 13-year-old Stella Parton first arrived on a Trailways bus. Now, for the first time, the country music Maverick is pulling the curtain back on the city’s famed music row. In “Parton Me, Nashville!” Stella shares intimate stories from a five-decade career that has quietly paved the way for women and independent artists in country music.

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28. Importance of Voting, Aging in a Pandemic, New Book ‘Greenlights’ by Matthew McConaughey & More!

In this episode of “Parton Me, Nashville!” Stella Parton is sharing her mom’s Navy Bean recipe; discussing the importance of voting, Matthew McConaughey’s new book ‘Greenlights’, the continued rise in domestic violence, reading an essay about aging during the pandemic, talking Georgette Jone’s new album ‘Skin’, her big sister Dolly’s new coffee table book ‘Songteller: … Continued

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26. Stella talks Drive-In Concerts, Presidential Debates, The Female Recession & More!

In this week’s episode of “Parton Me, Nashville!”; Stella wishes Jimmy Carter a Happy 96th Birthday, talks about attending her God-daughter Jada Star’s Drive-In Concert in Nashville over the past weekend, shares her thoughts on what is being called the “The First Female Recession”, emphasizes the importance of “voting your conscience”, reads a recipe for … Continued

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Stella Parton

Stella Parton was branded a Maverick in 1975 when she launched her very own record label – (Soul, Country and Blues) S.C.A.B Records before going on to write, produce and release her chart-topping debut album I Want to Hold You (In My Dreams Tonight). Since that time, Stella has gone on to release 39 albums, 32 chart singles and become an accomplished actress and author with three cookbooks, an inspirational memoir (“Tell it Sister, Tell it”) and four starring roles in Broadway touring musicals; “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,” “Best Little Whorehouse in Texas,” “Pump Boys and Dinettes” and “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.” In 2015, at the request of her older sister Dolly, Stella served as a consultant on the NBC Television movie “Coat of Many Colors” in addition to being portrayed in the film as a child and appearing in a character role as Corla Bass. She reprised her role in the Emmy-Nominated follow up “Christmas of Many Colors” (2016). In 2018, Stella became an audience favorite on BBC’s “Celebrity Masterchef” series and partnered with British Airways as a spokesperson for their new direct flight between London and Nashville. Stella continues to perform around the world and speak out as an advocate for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.